Production info

Charlie Chan in Egypt
USA, 1935

Warner Oland, Pat Paterson, Thomas Beck, Rita Cansino
Directed by Louis King


When Charlie Chan is investigating the theft of some objects from a recently discovered tomb, he is also confronted with the case of a missing archaeologist. An X-ray machine reveals the presence of a corpse in an Egyptian sarcophagus, and it is found to be that of the murdered archaelogist. Now it is up to Chan to unravel the murder mystery.

Considered to be one of the best Charlie Chan films. It notably features a 16-year old actress named Rita Cansino, later named Rita Hayworth, in her third film. Her makeup and costume were clearly designed to make her look older.

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